Fødevareøkonomisk Institut/Faggruppe for Forbrug, Sundhed og Etik
1958 Frederiksberg C
Bygning C, 3. sal
1998-1999 MA in Ethnography and Social Anthropology, Aarhus University (Denmark). Thesis:
[Aiming at Change. Political Participation among Members of Jusos in Berlin]
1991-1997 Cand.Phil. in Ethnography and Social Anthropology, Aarhus University (Denmark).
Thesis: [Prostitution – a Problematic Field].
“Keeping it down and getting it right. A sociological analysis of weight control and dietary change
in an experimental setup”, Ph.D. research project founded by Forskningsforums programkomité
for Ernæirngs- og Levnedsmiddelforskning (FELFO), Department of Human Nutrition, The Royal
Veterinary and Agricultural University (Denmark). Sep. 2004 to July 2007.
“Consumer Trust in Food” (A European Study of the Social and Institutional Conditions for the
Production of Trust funded by the European Commission). Dpt of Communication Studies,
University of Bologna (Italy) - Dec. 2002- Aug. 2004.
Prior to the position at LIFE, Department of Human Nutrition, she has worked with social
scientific research in other institutions such as the World Health Organization and the University of
Aarhus, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research.
Main research interests are processes of identity formation in late-modern societies and processes
of social and institutional integration. Recent focus has been on processes of change related to
dietary practices among people with weight concerns. Other research interests include public and
global health problematics, and qualitative methodology.